Learning To Learn

In the last few days I have spent a considerable time feeling being frustrated with technology. So much so that I have actually cried and felt really helpless.

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Life Lately…

Last year I decided that it would be nice to have a yearly album of printed pictures of our family’s annual doings. I wish the thought had occurred to me sometime early in 2016 instead of December, because I remembered how time-consuming it ended up being rounding up all the pictures from our phones and camera, […]

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Space Ship 2.0

I have shared my amateur craftiness with cardboard boxes here before, when I’ve repurposed them into various kid toys including a pet cat and a spaceship (1.0). As an adult with a smallish house, I can’t stand the look of big, plastic-y, brightly colored commercial toys littered everywhere (and believe me when I say that like the […]

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My Creative Space

I recently picked up a copy of Grace Bonney’s IN THE COMPANY OF WOMEN which is a compilation of Q&A with 100 women in various artistic and creative fields. Some of these women like Genevieve Gorder, and Joy Cho are famous and I already know, but most are unfamiliar faces from around the world. It’s been an eye […]

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Outdoor Photography Class

These days, as part of my new year’s resolution, I am trying to narrow the gap between wishing and doing. One such thing that I have been wishing to do more and better of is photography. Like all novices, I didn’t waste any time in collecting the fancy gadgets. The follow through however didn’t come as quickly as I […]

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A Vintage Vanity Makeover

Vintage Vanity Makeover. Furniture

I am a bit of a furniture junkie! I love buying old pieces with good bones and refinishing them into something that is sold for a lot of money at design stores. When I lived in Chicago, the two things that stopped me from pursuing this hobby more was, 1) living on a third story walk-up condo, […]

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When Life Gives You Lemons

Here is a great snack to accompany your inauguration viewing party today. Not quite lemons exactly, but these dried orange slices dipped in dark chocolate, are a good reminder of the good things in life that continue to be.

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